Emergency Food Storage-This Is What You Need

Today, I decided I need to address emergency food storage because I know many people are not prepared for the unexpected. Here’s the deal, if you have watched the news or saw pictures on social media, you can see that NO ONE is going to help you right away after a disaster. I was pleased to see people helping people into boats, carrying animals through flooded water, what a blessing that was to see. But, let’s be real here, if you are not evacuated and you have not lost your home, what do you have in your house right this minute that you could feed your family? Water is critical as well. I heard from a young woman the other day that she didn’t know where to start with emergency food storage, how much water to store, or anything else, for that matter. I get it. I grew up with a single mom who taught me to cook from scratch and make bread just to save money. She always had a full pantry, or at least at the time I thought it was a full pantry.

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How To Survive On Freeze-Dried Vegetables

Have you often wondered if you could survive on freeze-dried vegetables? Do you sometimes wonder how do they taste? What do they look like? Here’s the deal, with freeze-dried foods you can literally eat most of the vegetables right out of the can. Be sure and get a good can opener, friendly reminder. Yep, we need to be able to open those #10 cans. I think I have ten can openers stashed throughout my emergency preparedness stockpile. If you can cook from scratch you can cook with any of the freeze-dried vegetables. You don’t need a special food storage cookbook because these vegetables are just vegetables with the water removed. Dehydrated foods must be cooked, but I will talk about them another day. You don’t need a special cookbook for them either.

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Safe Food Storage Containers-My Secrets Of The Trade

Do you sometimes wonder what you can use for safe food storage containers? Here are my secrets of the trade, so to speak. I use whatever I can get my hands on when they go on sale if they are the types I really want. I do prefer certain storage containers over others, and I will explain what I use them for and why they work for me. Most plastic safe food storage containers today have a number on the bottom that will tell you if the plastic is BPA Free, etc. Plastic Bottle Labels

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Survival Food and Emergency Food Storage

Sometimes thinking about storage for survival food may seem a bit overwhelming, I get it. But let’s make this simple, we can do it together. It may be the cost to purchase it, or maybe we’re not sure where to start when choosing the right survival food. First of all, you do not need to buy 100 #10 cans and stash them in a dark closet. Depending on how many people are in your family you can make a plan to fit your needs. This plan is quite simple and I will tell you how to get started. The first thing is to gather your family around and decide what survival foods everyone will eat, not only today but after an unforeseen emergency. Hopefully, they will be the same foods. We don’t want surprises and sick family members eating foods they can’t tolerate or don’t want to eat. I know, I can hear my dad saying if you are starving, you will eat anything.

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